Re: Why Libertarianism is not mistaken

Bryan Moss (
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 13:29:38 +0100

Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

> Libertarianism might work if you have 40 acres surrounded
> by a barbed wire electrified fence, a mine field between your hosue
> and the fence and you get to deliver your food to the end
> of your driveway. Oh yes, and don't forget, it isn't the American
> Express card you should 'never leave home without', its a tank.

OK, when was the last time you slaughtered your own cow before eating steak? Despite the fact that none of us tend to do this, the government does not supply our meat, private industry does. Libertarianism is not suggesting you literally protect yourself it's suggesting you have a choice in who does protect you and what they protect you against.